This year marks the 175th anniversary of Birkenhead Park, the parent of public parks around the world. As part of the Anniversary Programme, Birkenhead Park will (virtually) host an international conference on The Genesis of the Green Infrastructure, with speakers from over the globe:
Dr. Kristof Fatsar (Kingston University London), Professor Daniel Nadenicek (University of Georgia), Dr. Jan Woudstra (University of Sheffield), Ass. Professor Theo Eisenman (University of Massachusetts-Amherst), Assoc. Professor Heidi Hohmann (Iowa State University), Professor Paul Elliot (University of Derby), Professor Sonja Dümpelmann (University of Pennsylvania), Dr. Ursula Benedetti (CIVA Foundation, Brussels), Professor Robert Lee (University of Liverpool), Professor John Crompton (Texas A&M University), Professor David Bawden (City University, London), Paul Rabbitts (Chairman of the parks management association, Southend-on-Sea), Elizabeth Davey (Wirral).
On the 27th of April, join us for the first session of a series of 4 online conferences.
Time: 6pm British Summer Time
Duration: One hour
Subject: Ideas and visions
Dr. Kristof Fatsar (Kingston University London), ‘Pioneering ideas of public park design in German-speaking cities, 1800-1875’.
Professor Daniel Nadenicek (University of Georgia), ‘The Civilizing Vision for American Parks’.
Dr. Jan Woudstra (University of Sheffield), ‘Robert Marnock ‘s visions for a London green space network, 1840s-1890’.
To register, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org